Average Salary for Citibank Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based Citibank hires for positions ranging from Personal Banker to VP of Information Technology in the financial services. Compensation for Citibank employees is around $73K per year on average. Though your experience level and your city do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Citibank. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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VPs of Information Technology rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $137K annually; VPs of Operations come in second with average earnings amounting to $88K, while Relationship Managers and Banking Branch Managers rank near the top as well ($85K and approximately $75K, respectively). With salaries averaging $40K, Personal Bankers are among the lowest paid at Citibank.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $56K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $78K annually. The largest fraction of Citibank people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $92K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $99K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas ($87K), Irving, Texas (around $81K), and Miami, Fla. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Buffalo, N.Y. at $45K. By state, New Jersey offers the highest pay at around $94K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $123K annually for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to approximately $122K per year for accredited Project Management Professionals. At Citibank, employees who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at $132K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $85K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Citibank is Data Analysis, with one-eighth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Sales were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Citibank gives paid vacation days to 29 percent and sick leave to 22 percent. The vast majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Citibank are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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